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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

How many different medications do you currently take each day to help with your COPD,
chronic bronchitis, or emphysema?

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  Total
Respond.^
One medication Two medications 3-4 medications 5+ medications None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 890 186 20.4 16.6-24.7 160 15.2 12.0-19.0 145 15.5 12.1-19.6 52 6.4 4.2- 9.7 347 42.6 37.5-47.8
-Piedmont NC 424 77 18.2 13.1-24.8 80 15.1 10.6-21.2 66 15.2 10.3-21.9 29 6.8 3.8-11.7 172 44.7 37.2-52.4
GENDER
Male 129 15 12.6 6.4-23.3 *** *** *** 21 9.9 5.2-18.3 11 4.7 2.1-10.0 *** *** ***
Female 295 62 21.4 14.7-30.0 55 15.3 10.3-22.1 45 18.1 11.4-27.5 18 7.9 3.9-15.4 115 37.3 28.9-46.6
RACE
White 333 59 18.4 12.6-26.2 59 13.1 8.3-20.0 55 18.3 12.1-26.7 24 7.5 3.9-13.8 136 42.7 34.4-51.5
African American 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other minorities 15 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 418 75 17.6 12.6-24.2 80 15.5 10.9-21.7 66 15.6 10.6-22.4 29 6.9 3.9-12.0 168 44.3 36.8-52.0
AGE
18-34 14 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 105 *** *** *** 15 10.1 4.9-19.6 15 10.6 5.7-19.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 112 20 11.2 6.4-18.8 *** *** *** 18 17.6 10.1-28.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 116 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 72 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 98 16 14.1 7.1-26.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 147 *** *** *** 30 18.2 10.6-29.6 21 9.6 5.4-16.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 103 *** *** *** 12 5.3 2.7-10.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 75 *** *** *** 14 8.4 4.1-16.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 89 *** *** *** 18 12.5 7.1-21.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 113 17 11.3 6.0-20.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 11 6.2 2.8-13.2 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 42 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 48 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 62 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 273 52 18.4 12.4-26.6 62 17.4 11.4-25.7 50 20.6 13.4-30.3 24 9.7 5.2-17.4 85 33.9 25.2-43.8
No 149 24 16.1 8.6-28.1 17 11.2 5.5-21.5 16 6.4 3.2-12.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 57 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 367 66 18.4 12.9-25.6 69 15.7 10.7-22.5 55 15.6 10.2-22.9 23 6.6 3.4-12.2 154 43.7 35.8-52.1

Back to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

*Asked only of those who reported having COPD.

These questions have not been asked in previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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